Venezuela central bank set an implicit exchange rate of about 5.3 Bolivar per US dollar in a new currency market that made its debut Wednesday and aims to rein in surging inflation and have greater control over the alternative foreign exchange market.
Venezuela extended for another sixty days the national power emergency which has first imposed last February to address the energy crisis punishing the country. The new extension was published in the Official Gazette 7 June, effective June 8 and follows on the previous 60 days period from April.
United States promised to deliver the Union of South American Nations, Unasur, all the necessary information regarding its military presence in Colombia, said Ecuadorean president Rafael Correa, following a meeting with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Flying at 20,000 feet above ground, Karina Miranda became the first Chilean woman pilot to break the sound barrier since it was first broken by a Chilean in the 1970s.
The Organization of American States, OAS, is set to begin next week discussions on the integration of a special committee that will make proposals to end the international isolation of Honduras, which has been an OAS outcast since June 2009 when a coup deposed President Manuel Zelaya.
Chile's President Sebastián Piñera accepted on Tuesday the resignation of the Ambassador in Argentina, Miguel Otero Lathrop, who had assured during an interview last Sunday that most Chileans did not suffer Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship. His comments triggered a barrage of criticisms both in Chile and Argentina.
The Organization of American States (OAS) ratified support of the Argentine demand to seek dialogue with the United Kingdom in order to find a peaceful and definitive solution to the ‘colonialism situation’ of the Malvinas Islands, South Georgia, and South Sandwich and the surrounding maritime areas.
“Decent countries cannot use indecent weapons” Alfredo Labbé, Director of International and Human Security under Chile’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said Monday in Santiago during an international conference to deal with the issue of cluster bombs.
LAN Chile Airlines and subsidiaries, (NYSE: LFL / IPSA: LAN), one of the leading airlines in Latin America, reported on Monday its preliminary monthly traffic statistics and punctuality indicators for May 2010.
President Evo Morales has been re-elected as head of Bolivia's largest coca-growers union, a post he has held for more than two decades.